Let's Go Surfin' Now


[Chapel Porth, September 5. Image via Getty.]

CHAPEL PORTH, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 05: Women belly boarders run into the surf at Chapel Porth in the first warm-up heat of the 2010 championship on September 5, 2010 in Cornwall, England. Over a hundred belly board surfers of all ages and all on traditional wooden belly boards, gathered for the annual belly board world championship charity event organised for the National Trust and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The event was started in 2002 as a celebration of how surfing began in Britain more than a century ago. Since the 1920s Cornwall has been the focus for surfing in the UK when surfers originally used the wooden ‘belly boards’ on which they would lie down – only later did they start standing up and the modern sport was born. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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